Brittany King holds a ruffed grouse before it's measured, tagged and fitted with a radio collar on Wednesday at the midcoast Maine survey site.
State, UMaine biologists embark on ambitious grouse research project
An old nozzle and a leather firefighter's helmet that have been passed down in the Morrill family for decades. They family is donating the items to the Hose 5 Fire Museum in Bangor.
Bangor 9/11 ceremony honors local firefighters who died a century ago
O2X co-founder Peter McCullough wraps flagging tape around a tree at Sunday River to mark a race route that will be a part of the Sept. 27 Sunday River 02X Summit Challenge.
New off-trail mountain race O2X Summit Challenge coming to Sunday River
Unity's Stephany Dumond serves the ball during a women's volleyball set at Unity College on Saturday. Unity defeated UMaine-Presque Isle 3-0 in the match. For more photos from this match, please visit
Volleyball season underway for colleges, high schools
Bangor High School's Maddie Cormier (left) and Messalonskee High School's Taylor Lenentine battle for the ball during the first half of the game in Bangor Monday.
Butler, Gilmore propel Bangor girls soccer to shutout of Messalonskee
The eighth annual Pedal the Penobscot had record participation Sunday, when 225 bicyclists showed up at the Bangor Waterfront for the event.
Pedal the Penobscot draws record number of cyclists to Bangor Waterfront
Parker Sanderson wipes down his hockey stick after putting on fresh tape in between periods of a preseason game.
Former Bangor hockey player earns spot to play for County Aces
Passengers look at the University of Maine's floating wind turbine, VolturnUS, in Castine during a trip to celebrate its first year Friday.
‘Mission accomplished’: UMaine wind project leader says model turbine off Castine has done its job
Rusney Castillo, who just inked seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, greets his current teammates in the Portland Sea Dogs dugout Friday night at Hadlock Field. The Dogs went on to beat the Binghamton Mets, taking a 2-1 game lead in the Eastern League’s Eastern Division Championship Series.
Sea Dogs rally by Mets in seventh for 2-1 lead in Eastern League playoff series
Mt. Blue's Alex Gilbert (23) looks to avoid a tackle by Hampden's Cooper Bennett during a game in Hampden on Friday. Mt. Blue won the game 54-13. For more photos from this game, please visit
Mt. Blue football team runs past Hampden in opener
A screen shot of the live audience at the television town hall debate on the upcoming bear baiting referendum on Sept. 4, an event co-sponsored by the BDN and CBS13, WGME, in Portland.
Fiery debate on bear hunting underscores heated campaign on Question 1
Eastern Maine Community College's Ramone McCalla (center) makes a sliding play on the ball between Unity's Richard Lee (8) and Ben Denoncour (20) at Eastern Maine Community College during a men's soccer game on Thursday at EMCC in Bangor. Unity won 5-2. For more photos from this game, please visit
Scoville powers Unity men’s soccer team by Eastern Maine CC
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud swings a sledgehammer into a ceremonial wall Thursday as redevelopment officials celebrated the unveiling of TechPlace, a manufacturing incubator on the former Navy base in Brunswick.
‘You can make it here’: Business incubator breaks ground at former Navy hangar in Brunswick
New York Giants great Pat Summerall kicks the ball as Anthony Rogera of P. Ballantine Inc. holds in the pregame workout on Sept. 4, 1959, in Bangor. Ed McInnis of the Bangor Jaycees witnesses Summerall's boot into the uprights.
55 years ago: NFL game played in Bangor
Steve and Jennifer Fisher pose in clean wedding attire before heading to Virginia's Wintergreen Mountain Spartan Race and their wedding on Aug. 23.
Northern Maine native runs Spartan race wearing wedding dress, gets married at finish line
The last eel weir in Maine located on the East Branch of the Sebasticook River in Newport. The weir is operated by David Whitten and his son Theodore "T.J." Whitten. David used to catch eels to sell for food but the state shut down the silver eel fishery in 2013. They are allowed to catch eels to sell for research purposes and are the only ones in Maine who have a scientific catch permit for silver eels.
‘If they were sensible, they’d be issuing weir permits and closing down the elver fishery’: Palmyra man, son have last eel weir in state
Canadian tiger swallowtail.
Nature’s photo ops are plentiful
The Fort Kent Blockhouse celebrates its 175th anniversary this month.
Fort Kent Blockhouse has guarded the border for 175 years
Raynald Martin of Brewer talks about his older brother, Onias, who was killed during WWII while liberating the village of Bonnetable, France.
‘Notre Onias’: 70 years later, French villagers honor a Maine soldier’s singular sacrifice
Steely Dan's Donald Fagen performs at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion on Friday.
Steely Dan plays both hits and back catalog gems at Friday night concert in Bangor
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